Vietnam was a bright spot in 2020 for its success in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, protecting people’s health and maintaining stable economic development in the context of the world struggling to cope with the crisis.
Foreign media view 2020 as a truly special year for Vietnam as the country has not only performed the dual role of ASEAN Chair and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) but also done a good job of concurrently containing COVID-19 and sustaining economic growth.
Vietnam is considered one of the 10 nations with the highest gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the world in 2020 and one of the 16 most successful emerging economies, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong has said.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam visited first cases of clinical trials of made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine Nano Covax who are being monitored at the Military Medical Academy on December 20.
Vietnam on December 17 started human trials of a COVID-19 vaccine, with vaccine injections taking place at the Hanoi-based Military Medical Academy.
The Vietnamese Party and State’s policies consistently define human rights as a common value of humanity and human development as the goal and the driving force of the cause of national construction and defense. Over the past years, Vietnam’s achievements in ensuring human rights have been acknowledged by the international community.
In 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic is causing serious impacts on all countries around the world, Vietnam’s patriotic emulation movements on COVID-19 prevention and control have proved effective, contributing to putting the pandemic under control.
Ho Chi Minh City must work to sustain its role as Vietnam’s economic locomotive, driving growth in the surrounding area and the country as a whole based on its creative implementation of Party and State policies, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
The 11th Congress of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Organisation for the 2020-2025 tenure opened on October 15, with 444 delegates taking part.
The 16th Party Congress of the northern port city of Hai Phong for the 2020-2025 tenure kicked off on October 14 with the participation of 350 official delegates.
Politburo member and National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on October 13 asked Khanh Hoa province to strive to become a driving force for growth in the south-central and Central Highlands regions.
Socio-economic issues and personnel preparations for the 13th-tenure Party Central Committee were among those high on the agenda of the 13th session of the 12th-tenure Party Central Committee, held in Hanoi from October 5 to 9.
The 13th plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee (PCC) wrapped up in Hanoi on October 9 after five working days.
The Party Central Committee (PCC) spent October 8, the fourth working day of the committee’s 13th session, to look at personnel matters under the chair and direction of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
During the Covid-19 fight, the selfless sacrifice of frontline forces, the Government’s determination to protect the health and lives of people, and the spirit of sharing, mutual affection, solidarity, and unity of the Vietnamese people have convinced foreign friends to accompany Vietnam in the fight against the pandemic.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked the northern province of Hoa Binh to build a long-term development vision to promote its advantage as a bridge between the northern midland and mountainous area and the Red River Delta.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on September 24 requested that Can Tho city be well aware of its role and position in the Mekong Delta region, as well as its responsibility for boosting regional connectivity.
Le Thi Thuy, Secretary of the 19th Ha Nam Party Committee in the 2015-2020 tenure, was reelected for the post at the first session of the new provincial Party Committee for the 2020-2025 tenure, held on September 21 afternoon.
Since the Democratic Republic of Vietnam was established on September 2, 1945, the country has risen from a zero-budget nation, which had to call for contributions from citizens, to a middle-income country with a dynamic economy.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also Chairman of the Subcommittee on Party documents of the 13th National Party Congress, has written an article emphasizing the need to well prepare and organise the 13th National Party Congress in order to bring the country to a new development period.